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Hair Transplant And Hiv

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Truvada and hair transplant

Hello Dr Young ,Thank you for your previous reply .I take Truvada to PREVENT hiv .I don't have hiv Now is it ok to Take it while I'm going to do hair transplant ?Thank you very much ...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Hello and good to hear back from you.I'd think it would be ok to take Truvada PrEP in this situation. If you have lingering doubts, you could stop the PrEP for a week before the transplant and for the time it takes for things to heal. Just... Read more »

Truvada and Hair Transplant

Hello Dr .Young I am on Truvada and I have hair transplant scheduled in few weeks .Should I stop... Read more »

Truvada and hair transplant

Hello Dr.Henry i am taking truvada and was wondering if i can do hair transplant now ,while im on... Read more »

Papa Gets a Stem Cell Transplant

Brooke Davidoff Had the plan gone as expected Papa would have gone home in October before Halloween. Here we are days away from Thanksgiving and he is still here. Papa had blood and platelet transfusions, G shots in his belly, a PET scan that... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kidney Transplants Found Safe in HIV Patients

HIV-infected patients who received kidney transplantation had high patient and organ survival rates at both the first and third year after the surgery, a new study shows. An increasing number of people with HIV have end-stage renal disease (ESRD),... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: HIV Liver Transplant Outcomes Studied

Following liver transplantation, HIV-positive recipients have survival rates similar to HIV-negative recipients, according to a British research team. Kosh Agarwal at the Institute of Liver Studies at Kings College Hospital in London and colleagues... Read more »
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Kidney Transplant Survival Can Be Long-Term for People With HIV

A Johns Hopkins study finds that HIV-positive kidney transplant recipients could have the same one-year survival rates for themselves and their donor organs as those without HIV, provided certain risk factors for transplant failure are recognized... Read more »
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Hiv survival on organic surfaces (e.g. skin, hair)

Posted by Antre, 2 Replies
Hallo. I have read a lot of articles before asking this question but I still have a question (maybe due to the fact that I do not have medical knowledge). We know that HIV does not survive for very long outside the body. Actually as soon as the body... Read more »

hair loss

Posted by mistake1, 1 Reply
does anyone know if hair loss is an hiv symptom and itchy skin also?
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Chronic Telogen effluvium (hair loss) - Help

Posted by smilek, 1 Reply
I've been diagnosed with HIV since 1992. I've been on numerous treatments although I'm currently on Norvir, Truvada and Prezista. For the past 5-6 years I have been going through a chronic hair loss, Telogen effluvium (thinning of the scalp). It... Read more »

Loss of Pubic Hair

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is loss of pubic hair a symptom of ARS/HIV? Does anybody know?

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